Summer Internships , Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), Oakland, CA


2015 Summer Internships

Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)

101 8th St., Oakland, CA 94607

Salary: $13.50 – $17.50 per hour depending on education and experience

Job description: See below (Not more than 250 words)


The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Planning & Research Department is seeking summer interns to engage in challenging regional planning tasks addressing land use, housing, neighborhood development, and urban policies. For complete job announcement (including internship descriptions) go to Projects and tasks will include:

  • Regional Forecast
  • Open-Data Land Use, Policy & Development Database
  • Enhancing Planning Team Visual Resources

Applicants must be in urban or regional planning or related field, and have completed at least their junior year of undergraduate study, be in a graduate program, or have recently graduated. Other qualifications include excellent writing, analytical, and communication skills, and an understanding of recent urban growth patterns, sustainability and equity concepts. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel is required. GIS and data collection skills are desirable.

Compensation: $13.50 – $17.50 per hour depending on education and experience

Term: Up to twelve weeks (June through September 2015)

To Apply: Submit the following items by Friday, April 24, 2015.

  1. Completed ABAG application (Use “2015” for Job Number)
  2. Completed Interest Form (choice of internship projects)
  3. Resume
  4. One-page writing sample
  5. Cover letter

The application and job announcement can be obtained The Interest Form is on the last page of the job announcement. Send all 5 items to:  Internship Coordinator, ABAG Summer Internship Program, P.O. Box 2050, Oakland, CA 94604-2050.  Questions contact Christina Fong, 510-464-7941 or  EOE

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